TO ERADICATE BREAST CANCER AS A LIFE - THREATENING DISEASE
I never thought I would get breast cancer. It was a
difficult period for me but with the help of my family,
my support group at Breast Cancer Foundation, and my doctors,
I have finally come to terms with my cancer and learnt to face it. More..
- Breast Cancer Survivor
The BCF Volunteer Counselling Programme aims to assist breast cancer patients/survivors as well as family members and friends to cope with their feelings and to regain a sense of control over important aspects of their lives. Volunteer Counsellors, most of whom are breast cancer survivors themselves, provide information and emotional support through telephone Helplines and a Hospital Visit Programme.
BCF provides training in counselling skills for these volunteers.
Asking questions about breast cancer can be difficult. BCF’s Volunteer Counsellors have experienced the ups and downs of breast cancer and are prepared to answer any question you may have. Give us a call today!
Helpline 6356 0123
The Hospital Visit Programme offers post-operative breast cancer patients with personal visits by BCF Volunteer Counsellors before discharge. The visits provide patients with emotional support and much needed information on recovering from surgery, coping with treatment, and available support services. Follow up is conducted primarily by telephone.
Regular hospital visits are conducted to serveral of the major hospitals, and ad hoc visits can be arranged to any hospital in Singapore. If you would like to arrange for a BCF Volunteer Counsellor to visit a post-operative breast cancer patient, please contact BCF.